Heritage, Volume 12, Number 3, Summer 1994 Page: 25
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The Republic of Texas Museum,
Daughters of the Republic of Texas, in
Austin recently opened two new exhibit
areas featuring artifacts relating to the Republic
of Texas period.
The first of the spaces highlights objects
related to individuals including Sam Houston,
Stephen F. Austin, and Santa Anna,
while the second space focuses on the historic
weapons collection of the museum.
Both exhibit areas were made possible
through a grant from the Texas Historical
Guests from around the state, including
THF President John Meadows and Executive
Director Julie Klump attended the
formal opening of the rooms on April 23.
D.R.T. Custodian General Josephine
Magness closed the ceremony by saying,
"Through the generosity of THF, we have
been able to complete another step toward
the portrayal and preservation of accurate
Texas history. Our thanks go to them."
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Opening of the two new Republic of Texas Museum rooms, funded through a THF grant, took place in April.
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